Viguiera deltoidea

Viguiera deltoidea

Parish goldeneye or Desert sunflower

Drought tolerant perennial; full sun to partial shade. Sunflower-like yellow ray flowers are conspicuous and attractive. A shrub-like species growing on dry rocky slopes or along sandy washes in the Mojave and Sonoran Deserts.

Varieties: 

Species Attributes

Height: 
18 
- 30 
in.
Life Form: 
Perennial
Native or Introduced: 
Native
Precipitation: 
Low
Sun & Shade Tolerance: 
Full Sun
Part Sun
Elevation: 
ft.

Soil Texture

Coarse: 
Marginal
Moderately Coarse: 
Best
Medium: 
Best
Moderately Fine: 
Marginal
Fine: 
Not Adapted

Soil pH

Acidic: 
Not Adapted
Neutral: 
Best
Basic: 
Marginal
Seeding Rate: 
- 3 
PLS lbs/Acre
Pure Seed per Bushel: 
42.00 lbs.
Seeds per Pound: 
654,700
Germination Time: 
Days
Mycorrhizal Dependent: 
Yes
Bloom Color: 
Yellow
Blooming Season: 
Summer